Loveland Magazine: Hiring Ohio Workers First

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Loveland Magazine: Hiring Ohio Workers First

By Senator Sherrod Brown:

The bipartisan Senate plan finishes the job of securing our borders. It also creates a fair, but thorough pathway to citizenship for the millions of undocumented immigrants that require them. It also creates an employment verification system – to crack down on employers who are hiring workers without documentation – that prevents identity theft, and brings jobs out of the shadows.

But while the proposal we’re debating on the Senate floor is a critical step forward, I believe there are ways we can improve it further so our immigration policy is also a good jobs policy.

That means ensuring that American companies seek out skilled American workers before seeking visas for foreign workers.

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